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Venezuela constituent assembly removes dissident prosecutor from job
August 5, 2017 / 3:55 PM / 4 months ago

Venezuela constituent assembly removes dissident prosecutor from job

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s pro-government constituent assembly on Saturday unanimously decided to remove dissident state prosecutor Luisa Ortega from her job, in what critics called a blatant affront to democracy.

Venezuela's chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega Diaz is seen in front of the Public prosecutor's office in Caracas, Venezuela August 5, 2017. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Reporting by Corina Pons; Writing by Alexandra Ulmer; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn

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